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Aug 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
training station in mississippi to senator john stennis. in the presidential party were bob haldeman and john hurlman. >> we were on air force one. we were going off to dedicate a john stennis memorial rocket launcher or something in mississippi. and i'm standing on the flight deck, and it occurred to me for about 30 seconds that i could crash this airplane and that would put an end to everybody's problems. mine, nixon's and haldeman's, everybody who was aboard. i stepped off that airplane, and usually the drill is richard nixon steps off the airplane and all the cameras click away and all that. he got off and nobody paid any attention to him. i got off and boy, they were all taking morgue shots. >> in the very last conversation i had with him there, we were talking about this break-in, in california. the elsberg psychiatrist break-in. and he said, i didn't know about that, did i? and i had to indicate to him that he did know about it. >> that, of course, is a totally out of our -- have you ever heard of this? >> yes, sir. >> i never heard of it, john. i should have been told about that,
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Aug 24, 2013 10:00am PDT
mississippi where i was working, only 3% of the black people were registered. 40% of the population and incidentally, because of our work and working with other people, mississippi had the largest number of elected officials, but now, we're here 50 years later and we find in washington that more than in 1953. more people out of work, but more importantly, we went free in 1963. we need state hood. state hood. >> better jobs, better pay was an objective in 1963. a long time before voting rights legislation would come about, but many are crediting the march to having to expedite that, so what are you hoping comes after this 50-year mark of this march? the march did sort of spur us on and lighten our spirit, but we went to work the next week in mississippi and alabama and georgia, et cetera, so what i hope this march will do is let us know the struggle is not over. there's still massive discrimination, unemployment, gaps between the white and black students and it would spur us on to stop being so complacent, but from my point in washington, state hood is my number one issue because we
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Aug 7, 2013 12:00am PDT
man identify that racism exists in the united states, and not alabama or mississippi. we're talking about new york city, madison avenue. >> have you experienced it in new york? >> not as much because new york is sort of my city, and i tend to go places where i'm expected. i think in someways, i've started to do that because i don't want to have these kinds of experiences. >> so you're almost avoiding it? >> exactly. i have been, you know, passed up by a taxi driver. i've also had a taxi driver yell something foul at me -- >> both of us. >> i have been. i might be more -- >> just because i'm annoying. >> where as i've had some foul "n" word yelled at me on a new york city street. >> have you really? >> absolutely in the middle of the street. >> they aren't talking to me. it's not what they call you, it's what you answer to. i know what i am and i won't allow anybody to put me in a box. >> has it gotten better since the first black president of the united states or not? >> yeah, it's not so much that it's gotten better. i think it's become more of a conversation, and, you know, the ra
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Aug 17, 2013 12:00am PDT
the context of the time in which you were raised. i was raised in the '60s and -- >> in mississippi. >> yeah, and i'm a -- not only that a student of my history. i've said this many times, it's not a part of who i am to use that word, i understand why other people do. it's impossible for me to do it because i know the history, and i know that for so many of my relatives whom i don't know, who i don't know by name, people i'm connected to, my ancestors, that was the last word they heard as they were being strung up by a tree. that was the last sense of degradation that they experienced as, you know, some harm was caused to them. i just -- it's just not a part of the fabric of who i am. so out of respect to those who've come before and the price that they paid to rid themselves of being relegated to that word, i just don't use it. >> i understand lee daniels said that he used to use the word, and you two had a discussion -- >> i said lee, you ain't going to be using that word around me. lee, no you're not going to use that word around me. and i think it's used appropriately in the fil
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Aug 16, 2013 1:00am PDT
-- >> in mississippi. >> not only that, i'm a student of my history. i have said this many times, it's not a part of who i am to use that word. i understand why other people do. it's impossible for me to do it, because i know the history, and i know that for so many of my relatives, whom i don't know, who i don't know by name, people who i am connected to, my ancestors, that was the last word they heard as they were being strung up by a tree. that was the last sense of degradation that they experienced as some harm was caused to them. i just -- it's just not a part of the fabric of who i am. so out of respect to those who have come before, and the price that they paid to rid themselves of being relegated to that word, i just don't use it. >> we had a fascinating conversation. more on my interview with oprah winfrey and forest whittaker tomorrow on "360." lee daniels "the butler" opens tomorrow. just ahead, the custody battle over veronica. it may be nearing a breaking point. the adoptive parents are in oklahoma to try to bring their daughter home. the lawyers are talking. randi k
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Aug 11, 2013 11:00am PDT
amounts in the mid atlantic and parts of the lower mississippi valley and even to the plains. that includes oklahoma city. that cold front is going to bring a nice change out there. the cold air is dipping in from the north. that means temperatures for some parts are going to run-about 10 degrees below average. you will say, is ill really still august? temperatures in the 70s. yes. that's what we're expect, tuesday, wednesday, once that front passes, typically temperatures in throw 80s an parts of the south as well. >> it's good for the kids. the kids won't feel so bad about starting school now. >> yes, they will. i feel bad for them. >> come on! be excited about school, kids. >>> in the meantime if you look up in certain parts, you will see a meteor shower, tell us about that. >> these are images from last year. we're talking the peak viewing is tonight as well as tomorrow. these are the images and you're looking at the meteors and the debris. once that starts to hit the atmosphere, that's when you start to see it trailing and burning up. when they hit the earth they move at 132 m
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Aug 16, 2013 7:00pm PDT
stronger is it? >> you see the barbed wire, obviously, on the fences. >> well, i traveled to mississippi where marijuana is illegal, but here on the campus of one of the country's oldest universities, ole miss, a huge stash of marijuana is under lock and key. >> this is our vault. >> this is some pretty tight security. look at this door. >> mahmoud runs what's called a marijuana potency project. what's the potency of this? >> this is about 8%. >> for three decades now his team has analyzed weed confiscated from drug busts. >> this is 36% thc. you can smell it. it has a good aromatic smell. >> how much is this worry you, 36% thc confiscated? >> very dangerous material. for someone that is not experienced in marijuana smoking takes some of this, and they're going to go into the negative effects of the high, the psychosis, the irritation, irritability, paranoia, all of this. >> while not all the plants are this high, there's no question he has seen a trend. in 1972 the average potency was less than 1% thc. now it's nearly 13%. >> are people becoming more obsessed with high thc marijuana? >>
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Aug 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
50 rescues along the beach. the choppy surf driven by the winds. >>> southern mississippi is drying up after almost six inches of rain fell in two hours. cars stuck and fire crews having to come out to help all the people. officials there handed out stand bags to protect the homes at risk of being inundated with the water. >>> can you imagine this? people went to church. by the time they left, the parking lot was full. some of they had waded out to their cars. the water did eventually go down and they were able to head home. >> good gracious, this is incredible. not that we are blaming you, but we are looking for explanations. >> this is incredible. at this point, month after month. we started this trend of drenching the southeast in june. july, setting records. it is august and we are still talking about an incredible amount of tropical moisture. the influx into the south. you can see, this is the area we are watching. each day, that moisture got closer. combined with a stationary front, they brought together unbelievable amounts of rainfall. i want to show you how far over the ave
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Aug 24, 2013 8:00am PDT
from mississippi where i had been working with the student nonviolent coordination committee in the mississippi delta, and i was standing right up there near the lincoln statue where the people are gathered all on the steps then. i guess post 9/11, you can't have them so close, and i remember that the best view was not when i would come down and look up. the best view was when i would look out and see that the march, which had a lot of doubt hanging over it, would people really come, because there had never been a mass march on washington before for any cause. would they come? how would they be received and here, i could not see the end of the people. march by any measure had been a success, more people for any cause had gathered on this space 50 years ago. >> we thank you for taking the time now to help us remember that day 50 years ago and educate many of us who don't remember it, but know of its power in the history books. thanks so much. our live coverage of the march in washington continues next hour. former d.c. mayor, marian berry, will be joining us live. he's now on the cit
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Aug 28, 2013 11:00am PDT
400 of us were arrested and jailed in mississippi during the freedom ride. our bus was set on four in alabama. we were beaten and arrested and jailed. but we helped bring an end to segregation in public transportation. i came back here again in june of 1963 with the big six as the new chairman of the student nonviolent coordinating committee. we met with president kennedy. in 1963 -- we had to pay a poll tax, pass a so-called literacy test. count the number of jelly beans in a jar. hundreds of thousands of people were arrested and jailed throughout the south in trying to participate in the democratic process. that's why we told president kennedy we intended to march on washington. to demonstrate the need for equal justice and equal opportunity in america. on august 28th, 1963, the nation's capital was in a state of emergency. thousands of troops surrounded the city. liquor stores were closed. residents were told to stay home that day. but the march was so orderly, so peaceful. it was filled with dignity and self-respect. because we believe in the way of peace, the way of love, the
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Aug 5, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >> because you're a new yorker. right? >> now i live in new york, but i'm a mississippi girl. i like the braves. >> a view on a-rod, playing tonight. not playing well. but he has $175,000 after being exposed as a cheat. >> i think he could care less at this point. he's made a ton of money. set some records. he feel, ah, my legacy is set in other ways. i could care less what would michael have thought? not a lot, i suspect. >> jo think he was really at the top of michael's list of concerns in life. michael was believer in fairness and i don't think he would have approved of a-rod necessarily. >> were you surprised by the incredible outpouring of attention that michael's death got? the tributes and accolades that came? >> i think it's a real testament to his legacy and what he stood for, and you know, what a passionate supporter he was of liberty, of human rights, of freedom. of the right to free speech, and so i was definitely, it meant so much to me. all the lovely thing that people, and your tribute. thank you so much for that, too. >> an incredible force. a brave, courageous man. it's
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Aug 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT
into south carolina. gulfport, mississippi, the floodwaters receding there but with more rain in the forecast they may rise yet again. tracking it all for us is chad myers. what do you have? >> anderson, when you have a stationary front, like a stationary bike, things don't move. these storms aren't going anywhere. so what is raining now was raining an hour ago and what was raining this weekend is pretty much still raining at this point. look at these five-day rainfall totals. that is a beach. not much of a beach vacation. panama city, popular place, ten inches of rainfall over the weekend. everywhere that you see red, that's six inches. at purple higher than that, and the ten-inch bulls eyes, macon, georgia, has 24 more inches on ground than they should have. so when it rains, it floods. there's no place for the water to soak in. it's been like that for days and days and days and the rain continues. there are very few happy people in atlanta thinking can i go to a baseball game? it's raining every day, literally, anderson. >> any idea how long it's going to go for? >> well, until th
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Aug 5, 2013 11:00am PDT
mississippi, a veteran skydiver has died, and a novice is in critical condition after a parachuting accident over the weekend. the pair jumped in tandem but never made it to the landing zone. both were found hours later in a heavily wooded swamp. the sky-diving company says the instructor was highly trained. highly experienced. >> i will tell you that the instructor, highly trained, professional, thousands of jumps, tandem instructor, pilot, accelerated free-fall instruc r instructor. he's been in the sport for many, many years. >> the sky-diving company says the main chute had been cut away, and the reserve chute was deployed. the exact cause of the accident is under investigation. >>> and san diego mayor bob filner today begins his two weeks of therapy related to his alleged sexual harassment of women. at least ten now, ten ladies have claimed filner made inappropriate comments to them, engaged in improper conduct. filner who took office just eight months ago admits he needs help. >> beginning on august 5th, i will be entering a behavior counseling clinic to undergo two weeks of i
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Aug 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
already hard hit areas. gulfport, mississippi, slammed with more than a foot of rain leaving a church parking lot flooded out following sunday services. >>> olympic sprinter oscar pistorius charged with preita premeditated death. he was indicted on what would have been reeva steenkamp's 30th birthday. his trial scheduled to begin next year. >>> hosni mubarak has been acquitted in one case against him and remains in custody facing his most serious charge related to the deadly crackdown this spring. putting the u.s. and europe in the difficult position of reevaluating aid. >>> army private bradley manning could learn today just how much time he will spend in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to wikileaks. faces a maximum sentence of 90 years and manning apologized for his actions and for hurting the united states. a military judge could announce her decision as early as today. >>> critics of bob filner hitting the streets of san diego to collect 101 signatures. trying to recall their embattled mayor. 16 women now accuse filner of sexual harassment. later t
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Aug 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
mississippi valley, as well. as far as the low today, right here, just exiting the rockies, going into those noerns plains. with that, we're going to be looking at the severe weather threat today. extending down through montana, through kansas. we'll be looking for strong thunderstorms. really, we're looking for hail and damaging winds in these areas. then, of course, we have more rain in the southeast. we're looking at another couple of inches of rain into that area. so yes, the big winner, of course, is the northeast. that is where we're seeing temperatures well below normal. it's going to stay that way. you're adding rain to that. i'll take it today. we have the big winners. >> wow. >> thanks. good morning. >>> coming up on new day, up until now, it's just been a fancy name. cyclospora. the big mystery is what is starting it, what is it? officials are ready to talk approximately we'll tell you everything you need to know about this mysterious bug and what's causing it. >> it has been a mystery, for sure. >>> coming up, a daring jail break caught on tape. did that inmate get a l
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Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
mississippi. notice toward the mid-atlantic, the moisture and chance for showers, nothing like the south. either way, the clouds are moving in. heavy rain toward texas. still raining in the southeast. we are talking about the combination bringing eight inches of rain that have been soaked. >> the rain is really stuck there in the southeast. >> this unbelievable amount of rain. this summer, we have seen way over, 10 to 15 inches over. >> how many inches of rain have they seen? >> every place is different but some ten to 15. >> thank you. >>> kind of good news/bad news. it's a deal for the believers convinced we are not alone on the universe. do you believe this? >> yeah. >> the cia is officially acknowledging the existence of super secret area 51. the documents include a map of the location in the nevada desert. would you go, berman? >> mm-hmm. >> you would? >> mm-hmm. >> they said it's a testing sight for surveillance during the cold war. >> you believe that? >> i do. >> if they are not doing the alien autopsies there, where are they doing them? they are doing them somewhere? >> ye
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Aug 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
justice and particularly the right to vote to people of color in mississippi. i hadn't -- i didn't know him well but i had covered him on a fairly regular basis. and when he was assassinated in an especially cowardly and despicable way, i was tipped to the shooting and we were the first people covering it, news people at the scene. so i knew medgar and had met his family before. i had met his brother at the airport and we formed a bond which lasts to this day, i'm happy to say. i've always had a bond with medgar's family partly because i know firsthand, i bore witness to how heroic his efforts were to bring freedom and justice in the darkest corners of mississippi at a bad time. by the way, it's little noted nor very often remembered that the march on washington for which dr. king rightly became so famous was originally designed to be primarily a march in memory of medgar evers and what had happened to medgar evers. that got lost in the shuffle of the day as it developed and has been lost in the history and reporting since that time. >> well, dan rather, you have provided so much d
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Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
mississippi. alina, what you can tell us? >> reporter: zoraida, this is still a very active scene. we're going to zoom into the bank so you can see the police remain here. investigators continue to comb the bank for vefd. now louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostage-taker as 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed. authorities say ahmed walked into this tensas state bank with a gun and took three employees hostage-over the course of 12 you hours, ahmed made several demands, even leased a female hostage. just before midnight, local time, a s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman, according to police, threatened to kill the hostages. ahmed was shot dead. police say he shot dead both hostages before he was killed. the man and women were taken to separate hospitals in the area. at last check, according to police, they are listed in critical condition, zoraida. >> alina, thank you very much. we'll continue to check in with you there. >>> we're going to turn now to cairo, we have majoring troubling developments overnight. police have moved in firing tear gas and guns as they t
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Aug 28, 2013 10:00am PDT
even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. i have a dream today. i have a dream that one day the -- down in alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor have his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification, one day down in alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers. i have a dream today. i have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together. this is our hope. this is the faith that i go back to the south with. with this faith we will be able to hew out of the m
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Aug 5, 2013 10:00am PDT
. >>> skydiving instructor, this is tragic. he plunged to his death. this is during a routine dive in mississippi. this is a 66-year-old who was doing a tandem dive. the student is in critical condition with broken bones and a head injury. the owner said the instructor cut away his main parachute and used backup but it's not clear what went wrong. the faa is investigating this along with local authorities. >>> a man who saw a car mow down 13 pedestrians, this is on l.a.'s venice beach. the driver was looking for blood. >> reporter: you see the suspect's car plowing in and swerving around barriers. >> the just drove and took that barrier down and bodies were scattering and flying in the air and people were screaming and it was absolute mayhem. >> reporter: a second camera angle shows the driver getting out casing the boardwalk. ghets back in and floors it. >> he has to have pressed foot to the gas because tires started screeching. he was looking for blood. that guy's intention was to kill people. >> reporter: an italian tourist on her honeymoon was killed and 11 others injured in a scene a quarter
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Aug 27, 2013 10:00pm PDT
utah and mississippi. the fines, all those fines added up to a little more than $6,000. >> unbelievable. how that woman sleeps at night and she's there shaking your hand and acting like everything is proper. this kid's wish network, they have been around a long, long time. >> since 1997, and listen to this, this is interesting. it began with a different name. the fulfill a wish foundation, which sounds a lot like make a wish, right, anderson? >> yeah. >> the folks at make a wish actually sued forcing fulfill a wish to change the name. that's how they got to the kids wish network. we found that as quite common, too. the less than forthcoming charities they want names that sound very much like respected charities. >> the bottom line, there are good charities out there. people can go to charity navigator to find out actual ratings of charities. >> you really should. the last thing you should do is have the phone ring and find a telemarketer on the other end asking you for money and telling you all the great things they're going to do with that money. you should hang up the phone. >> that's
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Aug 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT
, mississippi, alabama and georgia. david matting i will ask outfront on this story. hi, david. what did investigators find? >> reporter: first of all they found 367 dogs. over 100 of them just in one single location. they've arrested ten men, seven of them came from the state of alabama. but this goes beyond just fighting dogs and the atrocities involved in that. they're looking at what they also seized here in terms of money. they seized a half million dollars in this raid on friday that shows you what big money is being had at these dog-fighting operations. they believe some of these defendants may have been guam blank as much as five to $200,000 on a single dog fight. again, showing you what kind of money was involved in these operations. so going much further than just dog fighting. they're also looking at illegal gambling operations and what sort of organizations might be out there associated with this. >> that's big money. what will happen to these dogs? >> right now, they're in emergency shelters. they're being cared for and getting medical treatment and food. they're getting
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Aug 5, 2013 2:00am PDT
mississippi valley. the northeast, is the beautiful spot. temperatures staying below normal. more rain in the forecast by the end of the week. >> we need you to settle something for us. >> gustnado's are real? they don't have to involve sharks? >> always sharks. >>> scary moments for fire crews in boise, idaho running away from a house on fire. look at this just before the collapse. 55 firefighters on the scene battling a three-alarm blaze. they realized something was wrong. radioed for colleagues to get back. they did. >> oh, my goodness. look at that collapse. terrible. >> minor injuries. >> before we move on, it's great to have you back. >> you miss me hitting you, right? beating on you. >> fully recovered. >> i love being back. i showed pictures on twitter. i had a fabulous surprise this morning. it's amazing. >> don't go away, ever again. >> so sweet. you have a big heart. >> 11 minutes past the hour. is student viciously attacked on a bus. the driver, watching the brawl from the front of the bus. should he have stopped the fight. you are going to hear why he didn't, coming up next.
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Aug 15, 2013 12:00am PDT
the federal government grown at the university of mississippi and sent out to dispensaries every month. this isn't that hard. all we have to do is have the president of the united states change it from schedule one to two and bring it under the controls we have and therefore pharmacies could dispence it. they have saves. we already have the system in place. and if our government has been testing it, growing it, and selling it for 37 years, how long is it going to take them to figure out? >> there is a hypocrisy here, piers. it's amazing. that is an example of the hypocrisy the united states government also owns a patent on marijuana as a medical application. montel has it here. so we have a patent through our department of health and human services on marijuana as a therapeutic and scheduled as a schedule one saying it has no medical application. >> look, we'll go to the break, i promised now. we'll come back with the director of adolescence substance abuse program and the chair of the american academy of pediatrics. she has a different view and i'm sure it will be a forthright d
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Aug 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
. six inches of rain fell in southern mississippi on sunday turning roads into rivers. flooding has not been this bad since hurricane katrina in 2005. >>> in england, outrage grows after the partner of newspaper reporter glenn greenwald is detained under a uk terrorism act. david miranda was released after nine hours of questioning. this is according to "guardian" newspaper. no charges were filed but cell phone and other items were confiscated. greenwald works for the guardian newspaper and broke the story of the secret surveillance programs in the united states. >>> in other news, a new week of trading on wall street and stocks are expected to open flat. investors take a breath following two weeks of losses. ringing the opening bell this morning, representatives from american corporate profits. there they are, just about to ring the bell. >>> one-on-one with the future king. prince william sat down with max foster opening up about parenthood for the first time since the birth of his son, george. of course, the prince talked about that moment he walked out of the hospital with his w
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Aug 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
sold in texas, oklahoma, arkansas, louisiana, and mississippi. that one is hard to believe. >>> okay. our fifth story "outfront," president obama's contradiction, has the president changed his tune on military engagement? here's what he said today to justify a possible strike on syria -- >> part of our obligation as a leader in the world is making sure that when you have a regime that is willing to use weapons that are prohibited by international norms on their own people, including children, that they're held to account. >> okay. compare that to what then senator and soon to be anti-war president barack obama said back in 2006 while touting his opposition to the iraq war -- >> i said then and believe now that saddam hussein was a ruthless dictator who craved weapons of mass destruction but posed no imminent threat to the united states. >> so, what changed the president's perspective? "outfront" tonight democratic congresswoman barbara lee and presidential historian douglas brinkley. thanks to both of you for being with us. today, guys, we saw the administration build its c
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Aug 28, 2013 1:00pm PDT
of oxford, mississippi for playing ping-pong with a black man the day before we had gotten word from the nashville chief of police that anyone involved for the protests would be arrested. there were some rumors that drp the police did not intend to stop. campbell said, you attempt to sit in, the business community, the local officials, and their -- will all put back. they will let police and the rough element in the white community come into the stories and beat you, but it is your decision. they said go home, another man said, go home. another man said, what's the matter? are you chicken? no sooner did we stake our seats at the upstairs common than some young man began attacking the group downstairs. we immediately went down to join our brothers and sisters. violence does beget violence, but the opposite is just as true. spinning itself, pet -- when there's no fear in facing it. obedient subsided. stomping on people, the police conspicuously absent while we were beaten, arrived quickly after the mob wore themselves out. if you do not -- you will be placed until arrest. i was not afr
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Aug 20, 2013 3:00am PDT
ranks louisiana at the most obese state in the united states just above mississippi. >>> and apple co-founder steve wozniak offering his review of "jobs" with ashton kutchers ahis former partner. steve likes ashton better in "that '70s show" let's just say. >>> futures lower after the longest losing streak since december for stocks. the dow down for four consecutive trading days losing 440 points. >>> the irs sent out letters to 20,000 small business owners over the past year notifying them of possible income underreporting. the irs thinks businesses that get most of their sales through credit cards may be underreporting their cash transactions. cnn money has a list of places where homes are the most affordable and your income goes the farthest. top, altemon springs, florida. >> we norman hat tan. we had red flag warnings in the area, talking about strong winds and dry lightning, eventually we'll get more moisture and see rain hit the ground and that will bring relief toward the second half of the week but it will take some time. >>> rain, way too much of it, in the southeast, one
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Aug 19, 2013 11:00am PDT
, mississippi. six inches of rain fell alone there yesterday. you can see flooding the streets, stranding so many drivers. flood watches and warnings are in place all the way from the florida panhandle northward to the carolinas. people trying to leave a church in gulfport either had to wade through the waist-deep water or wait for it to recede. south florida, rip currents very, very dangerous. police report 50 rescues. in fact, an elderly couple drowned. >>> families are being told to get out as this incredibly dangerous wildfire scorches the community of sun valley, idaho. the fire has grown to more than 100,000 acres. much of this part of the country home to a lot of pricey property. you have actor tom hanks, bruce willis, they have places there. then the fire crews, 1200 firefighters working tirelessly to gain ground on the flames, trying to save the thousands of homes still in this fire's path. academy award winning actor richard dreyfuss is among those expressing gratitude to the fire crews. this was his tweet. the beaver creek fire is ravaging my family's hometown. thank you, firefigh
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Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
outside the bank at a small town along the mississippi. good morning. >> good morning, carol. those two hostages taken to area hospitals after going through a terrifying ordeal at the bank behind me. an intense standoff finally comes to an end when the suspect is killed by police in a dramatic shooting. >> his indication was that he was through. he was going to kill a hostage. >> reporter: he shot two hostages as police stormed the bank where he was keeping them. both victims taken to area hospitals. he walked into the bank on tuesday armed with a handgun. took three bank employees hostage. >> it was not the intend of ahmed to rob that bank. information obtained from his apartment is that written notes planned and he actually had a book for negotiation. >> reporter: police negotiated with ahmed into the night and before the confrontation with police, he let one of the hostages go. >> he held out hope. hoping that we could further that and maybe get a release of the other two hostages. >> reporter: but negotiations went south after police say ahmed threatened to kill the remaining hostag
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